Sewing seeds for the future of a healthy trucking industry.
The mission of the Next Generation group within the Missouri Trucking Association shall be to provide education to group members on the importance of the association, to offer networking opportunities in an effort to grow relationships and to prepare members for future leadership roles.
The group will meet four times. The meetings will include a visit to the state capitol to meet with legislators, professional development presentations, team-building exercises, networking events and a graduation at the annual convention.
This council was formed to develop informed leadership for the next generation in the trucking industry. This group of young business entrepreneurs will be leading their companies into the future. These emerging leaders meet three times each year with one of the meetings held during the annual convention. At least one of the three meetings will include a trip to the state capitol to meet with legislators.
The first meeting included a Walk to the Capitol and tour. There were visits with the Secretary of State, Jason Kander and State Treasurer, Clint Zweifel, Senator Mike Kehoe and various State Representatives. The group also had the opportunity to attend the Senate Transportation Committee in action as well as observe Session. The goal is to have one similar meeting each year during session.
Any up and coming individual of a MoTA member company can be nominated to join this exciting informative council. It is an educational opportunity for those interested in leading the next generation into the future. The council is designed to help members feel comfortable navigating within the trucking industry. With knowledge and understanding comes the ability to effect change toward the goal of a healthy prosperous future for trucking.
Call the office to join or find the application here: Next Generation Application Form.